Pharoahe Monch is set to embark upon his first West Coast tour since 2011’s WAR Tour.  The Queens rapper is putting the finishing touches on his forthcoming P.T.S.D. (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) project and wanted to perform some of the new material on a Pre-P.T.S.D. tour.

“I really need feedback from the people to make sure I’m in tune with the hardcore Pharoahe fans,” says Pharoahe, who toured Singapore and Australia last month. “No better way to do that than to play live.”  

P.T.S.D. is due from the rapper’s own W.A.R. Media label in late summer 2013. It includes the single “Damage,” which was released in September 2012 and addressed the issue of gun violence. A video for subsequent single “Scream” will be available in a few weeks. 

P.T.S.D. is the follow-up to 2011’s W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) album, which included the singles “Clap (One Day” and “Haile Selassie Karate.”

Pharoahe Monch’s Pre-P.T.S.D. Tour dates are as follows:

06.07  Seattle, WA  The Crocodile

06.09  Vancouver, BC  clubZone

06.10  Portland, OR  Hawthorne Theatre

06.12  San Francisco, CA  Brick and Mortar Music Hall

06.13  Carlsbad, CA  Boar Cross’n

06.14  Fresno, CA  Fulton 55

06.15  Pasadena, CA  The Terrace

06.16  Las Vegas, NV  Beauty Bar

06.19  Tempe, AZ  Club Red

06.21  Albuquerque, NM  Sister Bar

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